From Bishop Nunn: Division is not yet definite

The Council of Bishops recently announced a proposed separation agreement reached by an unofficial group representing a diverse range of United Methodist traditionalist, centrist and progressive interests. The agreement, known as the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation, was signed on Dec. 17, 2019 and announced on Jan. 3.

Comparison of proposals to GC2020

Ask the UMC and UM News developed a summary to compare reorganization proposals that were submitted by Sept. 18, 2019, the deadline for consideration. Plans are listed in alphabetical order, and plans from individuals were not included in the comparison. All plans will be open to amendments during General Conference and may be subject to Judicial Council review.


Redemption Church celebrates 25 years

Redemption Church, a congregation that intentionally seeks to minister to those who are currently and formerly incarcerated, recently held its 25th anniversary celebration at OKC-Penn Ave. The church is a ministry of Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries.


Couple finds support system in church after house fire

Billy Sparks woke on Nov. 2, 2019 to the sound of a neighbor yelling for him to get to safety. At first he thought it was a bad joke, but when he opened his eyes and saw the black smoke, he knew it was true. His house was on fire.


Mission and Ministry: Oklahoma City University

Founded in 1904, OCU is a private, independent, coeducational institution with a long-standing affiliation with the UMC. The institution offers a diverse, inclusive culture committed to producing graduates who think critically and communicate effectively.


OKUMC Briefs and Events

2020 General Conference logo unveiled
Ministry in a Minute

Registration opens for the Art of Hospitality Conference
UM Men shares year-end numbers


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